Author: Howard McGillin,Richard Preston
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio; Abridged edition (April 10, 2007)
Category: Genre Fiction
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Richard Preston has written nine books, including The Hot Zone, The Demon in the Freezer, and The Wild Trees.
Richard Preston has written nine books, including The Hot Zone, The Demon in the Freezer, and The Wild Trees. Preston has won numerous awards, including the American Institute of Physics Award and the National Magazine Award.
The Hot Zone: A Terrifying True Story is a best-selling 1994 non-fiction bio-thriller by Richard Preston about the origins and incidents . The basis of the book was Preston's 1992 New Yorker article 'Crisis in the Hot Zone'.
The Hot Zone: A Terrifying True Story is a best-selling 1994 non-fiction bio-thriller by Richard Preston about the origins and incidents involving viral hemorrhagic fevers, particularly ebola viruses and Marburg viruses. "Best Sellers: June 4, 1995".
The Hot Zone tells this dramatic story, giving a hair-raising A highly infectious, deadly virus from the central African rain . Reality can be so much more scary than fiction. Truly, this is a terrifying book.
The Hot Zone tells this dramatic story, giving a hair-raising A highly infectious, deadly virus from the central African rain forest suddenly appears in the suburbs of Washington, . In a few days 90 percent of its victims are dead. Preston definitely dramatizes the whole thing, but he's working with some pretty powerful material. Imagine a virus with the infectiousness of influenza and the mortality rate of the black plague in the Middle Ages- that's what we're talking about.
RICHARD PRESTON and. The hot zone. One of the year’s ten best books. This book is nonfiction. The story is true, and the people are real. A riveting nonfiction thrille. washbuckling reading. No movie will match the real-life horror described in Richard Preston’s The Hot Zone. I have occasionally changed the names of characters, including Charles Monet and Peter Cardinal. When I have changed a name, I state so in the text.
The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola Virus. The Ebola virus has been dominating daily headlines, propelling Richard Preston’s The Hot Zone back onto the New York Times bestseller lists nearly twenty years after its initial publication. Read by Howard McGillin, With Richard Preston. Abridged Compact Disk. There is no cure and in a few days nearly ninety percent of its victims are dead.
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I purchased this book because my son, Kevin, recommended it during a conversation we were having about the Bible, a series of movies based on Tim Lahaye's "Left Behind" series, and military facilities near Washington, DC.
A Terrifying True Story. Narrated by: Howard McGillin
A Terrifying True Story. Narrated by: Howard McGillin. Length: 3 hrs and 5 mins. Categories: Science & Technology, Medicine. Richard Preston takes us inside the ongoing war against bioterrorism, investigating the anthrax attacks of October 2001 and the potential for a future bio-attack using smallpox or, worse yet, a new superpox virus resistant to all vaccines. As exciting as the best thrillers, yet scarier by far, for Preston's pages deal with clear, present and very real dangers," says Publishers Weekly. Pretty interesting listening in a horrific way.
Narrator: Howard McGillin
Narrator: Howard McGillin. Genres: Fiction & Literature, Thriller. Richard Preston is the bestselling author of "The Hot Zone, The Demon in the Freezer," and the novel "The Cobra Event," A writer for "The New Yorker" since 1985, Preston is the only nondoctor to have received the Centers for Disease Control's Champion of Prevention Award. He also holds an award from the American Institute of Physics. Preston lives outside of New York City.
Shocking, frightening, and impossible to ignore, The Hot Zone proves that truth really is scarier than fiction.